473: Norfolk Southern Freights of Wauseon, Ohio

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473: Norfolk Southern Freights of Wauseon, Ohio

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Ep. 473: Norfolk Southern Freights of Wauseon, Ohio

May 21, 2016 WAUSEON, OH -- Norfolk Southern's Chicago Line is one of the US' premiere freight corridors, handling around 80 freight trains per day, destined for places all over the country.

On this date, we camp out trackside, near the endangered old NYC-era tri-light signals, to view the midday action along this busy corridor.

We'll see 8 trains over the span of four hours, a respectable lot for these four parallel ribbons of high-strength steel.

#1. NS Manifest WB
Consist:
- NS 9208 [C40-9W]
- NS 8012
- NS 9273 [C40-9W]
- Car Count Unknown (CCU) [Manifest]
Location/Time:
- NS Chicago Line, CP 320/Wauseon, OH, on 5-21-16 at 10:18 EDT
*meets #2*

#2. NS Coal WB
Consist:
- UP 6511
- UP 5407
- CCU [Empty Coal Gons]
Location/Time:
- NS Chicago Line, CP 320/Wauseon, OH, on 5-21-16 at 10:19 EDT
*meets #1*

#3. NS Oil WB
Consist:
- NS 9500 [C40-9W]
- NS 9961 [C40-9W]
- NS 9672 [C40-9W]
- CCU [Empty Oil Tanks]
Location/Time:
- NS Chicago Line, CP 320/Wauseon, OH, on 5-21-16 at 11:24 EDT
*meets #4*

#4. NS Intermodal EB
Consist:
- NS 7647
- NS 6973 [SD60E]
- NS 9749 [C40-9W]
- CCU [Intermodal]
Location/Time:
- NS Chicago Line, CP 320/Wauseon, OH, on 5-21-16 at 11:25 EDT
*meets #3*

#5. NS Oil WB
Consist:
- NS 1104 [SD70ACe]
- NS 1102 [SD70ACe]
- CCU [Empty Oil Tanks]
Location/Time:
- NS Chicago Line, CP 320/Wauseon, OH, on 5-21-16 at 12:15 EDT

#6. NS Manifest WB
Consist:
- NS 6995 [SD60E]
- NS 8827 [C40-9]
- CCU [Manifest]
Location/Time:
- NS Chicago Line, CP 320/Wauseon, OH, on 5-21-16 at 13:34 EDT

#7. NS Manifest EB
Consist:
- CSX 7610 [C40-9]
- CSX 948 [ES44AH]
- NS 6909 [SD60E]
- NS 3342 [SD40-2]
- 197 cars [Manifest]
Location/Time:
- NS Chicago Line, CP 320/Wauseon, OH, on 5-21-16 at 13:47 EDT

#8. NS Intermodal WB
Consist:
- NS 9328 [C40-9W]
- NS 9289 [C40-9W]
- 40 cars [Intermodal]
Location/Time:
- NS Chicago Line, CP 320/Wauseon, OH, on 5-21-16 at 14:07 EDT

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Re: 473: Norfolk Southern Freights of Wauseon, Ohio

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I like it, thanks for posting!
PatC created a monster, 'cause nobody wants to see Don Simon no more they want AARR I'm chopped liver, well if you want AARR this is what I'll give ya, bad humor mixed with irrelevant info that'll make you roll your eyes quicker than a ~Z~ banhammer...

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